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Comics & Graphic Novels

With Isabel Greenberg and Katrina Northern

With an emerging market in middle grade comics, and the YA (young adult) crossover appeal of many graphic novels, the reach and potential of comics in children’s literature has never been greater.


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In this course, you will gain an insight into some of the tricks and devices that go into making a successful comic or graphic novel, you will explore how to plan a graphic novel/comic,and the different approaches to character and narration within this format too.
Throughout the day, you will complete activities that work with short comic strip narratives, panels and storyboards, before gaining an insight into how a graphic novel publishing proposal is structured, and feel more confident in pitching your own comic/graphic novel.

About this Masterclass:

Speakers: Isabel Greenberg & Katrina Northern

Where: Online

When: 21st October 2023

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